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Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Film and TV Stream), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Adelaide, Australia
The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media will provide you with the advanced skills necessary to move ahead in the art, design, screen and media industries, if you wish to work in film, TV, radio, journalism, game development or animation. 
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The Film and Television stream equips students with comprehensive production and post-production skills required in today's screen industry. 

The programme

Our training focuses on specific crew roles for on-set and location-based productions via current industry practices, which include:

  • Pre-production: management including budgeting and scheduling, contracts and location management
  • Production: including creative and technical skilling across several roles such as camera, lighting and sound recording
  • Post-production: editing including technical and creative skills regarding telling the story with images and sound design, editing and mixing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Engage in the business of creative practice 
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice 
  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work 
  • Audition and select performers 
  • Collaborate with editors during post-production 
  • Create digital visual effects 
  • Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment 
  • Design digital simulations 
  • Design games 
  • Design interaction 
  • Develop lighting designs 
  • Develop sound designs 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 093660E
  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of the Diploma of Screen & Media (same stream)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13896 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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